by Ashika Sethi
Small, but mighty. Meet our super Kid’s Council Members, helping us make sure the CASA Superhero Run runs smoothly! Each member of the Kid’s Council has committed to supporting the CASA Superhero Run this year by personally fundraising and building awareness for CASA in their communities.
Rhett, 4 years old
Superhero Name: Flashy Boy.
Superpower: Laser beam superpowers to shoot bad guys down.
Why he thinks it’s important to speak up for kids in foster care: “Because we should help all kids!”
Hannah, 5 years old
Superhero Name: Hannah, the Superhero Banana.
Catchphrase: “Superhero Banana likes to eat!”
Superpower: Makes portals to transport bad guys to jail, can also make force-fields, and she's really strong.
Why she thinks it’s important to speak up for kids in foster care: “It's nice to help foster kids so kids will be safe.”
Will, 8 years old
Superhero Name: The Thrill.
Catchphrase: “He's thrilling.”
Superpower: Superpowers would be secret so that he could take the bad guys by surprise when taking them down.
Why he thinks it’s important to speak up for kids in foster care: “Not all kids have the right people in their lives to help them. With CASA, kids get a trusted adult to help speak up for them to get them the help they may need to keep them safe, healthy and happy.”
Lucky, 10 years old
Superhero Name: Lucky Warrior
Catchphrase: "I care about the kids, do you?"
Superpower: Bring love and justice to the world
Why she thinks it’s important to speak up for kids in foster care: “It is important to speak up for children in foster care because the kids need to feel safe, no matter the circumstance.”
Harper, 6 years old
Superhero Name: Music Girl
Catchphrase: “You’ll never get the last of me!! *evil cackle*”
Superpower: Singing/screaming the villains away!
Why she thinks it’s important to speak up for kids in foster care: “Because they really need us!!!”
The Kids Council will be out in full force to promote the CASA Superhero Run in costume this Saturday, August 14, at 8:30 am at Town Lake Trail! If you want to join our CASA Superhero Run Trail Walk, and/or you have children under age 12 who are attending the CASA Superhero Run and want to fundraise, join our Kids Council by emailing [email protected].
CASA Superhero Run 2018 August